A document posted on Microsoft Research include screenshots of Office’s long-awaited native touch interface, as well as a few clues about pen support on Windows RT.
Could a Microsoft Surface Mini running Windows RT be a hit? Not unless it’s priced competitively against the already available small Windows 8 slates and Universal Windows Apps start showing up in quantity.
Thanks to the Windows RT 8.1 software update, Surface 2 is an even better choice for business than before. Microsoft’s Surface team offered its three top reasons as to why and guess what: Chrome OS has nearly the exact same attributes.
Microsoft’s Surface 2 get a bit more useful thanks to an integrated LTE radio for AT&T’s network. Expect to pay a $130 premium over the Wi-Fi edition when the device goes on sale tomorrow.
After starting life on the small screen of a smartphone and then moving to a Windows RT tablet, Nokia’s Here mapping software is coming to the big screen: It will be freely available for all Windows 8.1 devices.
With a new CEO will Microsoft become a bigger mobile player? Based Satya Nadella’s first memo to employees, it looks like he’ll bring new ideas, saying the company needs to rethink how things are done in the mobile space.
In an effort to compete with Android, Microsoft is reportedly considering the idea to offer Windows Phone and Windows RT for free.
AT&T announced contract options for the Lumia 2520 tablet running Windows RT 8.1, but if you ask the right questions, you find the contract-free pricing and per session LTE data costs. That may be a better way to go if you want Nokia’s tablet.
Microsoft’s new Surface 2 is available and much better than its predecessor in nearly every way. My first impressions are mainly positive, but there are still some unresolved challenges if Microsoft expects Surface 2 to be a hit.
The Lumia 2520 is a Windows RT tablet that’s designed to be as usable as possible in bright sunlight, and comes with the option of a keyboard/battery pack cover. The Lumia 1520 features a 6-inch screen and a 20MP PureView camera.